Veterans Day freebies are a welcome gesture for veterans, service members and their families. From things to do, haircuts, free and discounted meals, there are plenty of special offers for the men and women in uniform. Below you will find our list of Veterans Day Freebies and Discounts in South Florida and beyond!
2020 Veterans Day Restaurant Discounts
Applebee’s — Veterans and active-duty military receive a free meal from a special menu on November 11. Dine-in only.
Army & Air Force Exchange Service — On November 11, MILITARY STAR cardholders will receive various deals, including 15% off food orders at participating Exchange restaurants. And Exchange Expresses and participating restaurants will be serving free coffee on November 11.
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. — Military personnel and their families receive 20% off on November 11. Dine-in only.
Buffalo Wild Wings — Veterans and active-duty service members get a free order of 10 boneless wings and fries on November 11. The offer is available for dine-in or takeout.
California Pizza Kitchen – Veterans and active military get a complimentary meal from a select menu. Dine-in and walk-in takeout only.
Chicken Salad Chick — On November 11, veterans and active-duty military will receive a free Chick Special and Regular Drink.
Chili’s — Veterans and active-duty service members get a free meal from a select menu on November 11. Available for in-restaurant only.
Chop House — On November 11, active-duty and retired service members get 50% off any dine-in lunch or dinner entree.
Cicis Pizza — Active and retired military get a free adult buffet on November 11. Dine-in only. Coupon required.
Cracker Barrel — Veterans get a complimentary slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake when dining at any location on November 11.
Denny’s — Veterans and military personnel get a free Build Your Own Grand Slam on November 11, from 5 a.m. to noon. Dine-in only.
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit — Veterans get a free Pulled Pork Classic Sandwich in-store at participating locations on November 11.
Dunkin’ Donuts — On November 11, veterans and active-duty military receive a free donut at participating locations. Offer available in-store only.
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill — Dine with a veteran or active-duty service member on November 11 at participating locations and their lunch or dinner is free. Dine-in only.
Golden Corral — Golden Corral is handing out a free meal and beverage card between November 1 and 30, while supplies last. Military personnel can then redeem their card once for lunch or dinner Monday through Thursday from November 1 to May 31.
J. Christopher’s –Veterans get a free meal at participating locations on November 11. Dine-in only.
Joe’s Crab Shack — Veterans receive 20% off at participating locations on November 11. Dine-in only.
Krispy Kreme — Veterans get a free doughnut of choice and coffee on November 11.
Little Caesars — Veterans and active military get a free HOT-N-READY Lunch Combo at participating stores on November 11, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Logan’s Roadhouse — On November 11 between 3 and 6 pm, veterans and military personnel receive a free meal from a special menu.
Macaroni Grill — Veterans and active-duty military receive a free Mom’s Ricotta Meatballs + Spaghetti on November 11.
Margaritas Mexican Restaurant — Veterans and active-duty military personnel are invited to dine-in from November 10 through 15 and receive 50% off any entrée.
O’Charley’s – Active-duty military and veterans can enjoy a free meal on November 11. Dine-in only.
Outback Steakhouse — Veterans and active-duty service members get a free Bloomin’ Onion and Coca-Cola product to on November 11. Offer available for dine-in or to-go (call-in orders only, not available online).
Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille — Veterans and active-duty military get a complimentary dinner pork chop for dine-in when accompanied by a guest purchasing a dinner entree on November 11.
Pilot Flying J — Veterans get a free breakfast combo at participating locations November 9 through 15 through a special offer in the app.
Red Lobster — Veterans, active-duty military and reservists get a free appetizer or dessert from a select menu on November 11. Dine-in only.
Red Robin – Veterans and active-duty military who are Red Robin Royalty members can redeem a free Tavern Double Burger with Steak Fries any time between November 12 and 30 for dine-in or to-go. The offer will be automatically uploaded to your dashboard.
Shoney’s — Veterans and active-duty service members get a free All You Care To Eat, Freshly Prepared Breakfast Bar on November 11 until 11 am. Dine-in only.
Starbucks — Veterans, military service members and military spouses get a free tall (12-oz) hot brewed coffee at participating stores on November 11.
TCBY — Veterans and active military personnel get their first 6 oz. of frozen yogurt for free on November 11 at participating locations.
Texas de Brazil — Veterans receive 25% off dinner November 9 through 12 during dinner hours. Dine-in only. Reservations highly recommended.
Texas Roadhouse — Texas Roadhouse will hand out dinner vouchers at the stores’ parking lots on November 11, from 11am to 2pm. Veterans and active-duty military can redeem their dinner vouchers when they choose in-store until June of next year.
TravelCenters of America — Active-duty military, veterans and reservists get a complimentary meal on November 11 at participating quick-service restaurants and at Country Pride and Iron Skillet locations nationwide.
Wendy’s — Active military and veterans get a free small breakfast combo on November 11 at participating locations from 6:30 to 10:30 a.m. Not valid for mobile orders or at kiosk.
Zaxby’s — Zaxby’s is offering a FREE Boneless Wings Meal to anyone with proof of military service all day on Wednesday, Nov. 11 in honor of Veterans Day. This offer is available systemwide at participating locations while supplies last.
2019 Veterans Day Retail Discounts
Academy Sports + Outdoors — Veterans, active-duty and reserve service members and their immediate family members get 10% off their entire purchase in-store and online from October 25 through November 11.
Army & Air Force Exchange Service — On November 11, MILITARY STAR cardholders will receive various deals, including 10 cents off every gallon of fuel purchased at Exchange Expresses, double rewards points on online and in-store Exchange purchases, $10 off Exchange mall concession or kiosk purchases of $25 or more and 15% off food orders at participating Exchange restaurants. Beyond MILITARY STAR card-exclusive offers, Exchange Expresses and participating restaurants will be serving free coffee on November 11. Exchange Redbox video rental locations will also offer two movies for the price of one November 6 through 13.
Bed Bath & Beyond — Veterans, active duty and spouses get 25% off their entire purchase November 11 through 14.
Big Lots — In honor of Veterans Day, Big Lots announced they are offering a year-round 10% “Always On” discount for active military personnel and veterans who are members of the company’s Big Rewards program.
buybuy BABY — Veterans, active-duty military and spouses get 25% off their entire purchase in-store and online, November 11 to 14.
Columbia Sportswear — Military personnel receive 20% off at all Columbia brand and outlet stores on November 11.
David’s Bridal — Active and retired military members and their immediate families (and fiancés) get an additional 10% off the entire in-store purchase from November 9 through 11. Not valid online.
Dollar General — Veterans, active-duty military and their families get an 11% discount on in-store and online purchases on November 11.
Enterprise Car Sales — Active-duty military members, veterans and their dependents who purchase a used vehicle from Enterprise Car Sales are eligible to receive $300 off their vehicle purchase, November 1 through 30.
Food Lion — Active-duty military, veterans and their families get a 10% discount on November 11. This offer is valid in-store only and not available through Food Lion To-Go pick up or delivery.
GM — GM offers special savings for the military November 3 through 30.
Grace for Vets — Car washes from around the world who join this program offer free car washes to veterans and service members on November 11.
Great Clips – On November 11, veterans and current military members can visit a Great Clips salon to receive either a free haircut or the free haircut card to use at a later date. Non-military customers can purchase a service on Veterans Day and get a free haircut card to give to a veteran you know. Haircuts are redeemable until Dec. 11.
Home Depot — Home Depot offers a 10% discount to all veterans on November 11. Home Depot offers the 10% discount year round to active duty and retirees.
L.L.Bean — Now through November 11, active, veteran, retired and reservist personnel get 15% off online and in stores.
Mattress Firm — From November 11 through 17, veterans and active-duty military members can take advantage of Mattress Firm’s Black Friday Sale and receive an additional 10% off their entire purchase, for total savings up to 60% off.
Office Depot and OfficeMax — Veterans, active-duty military personnel, retirees, Reservists and their dependents get 25% off qualifying regular and sale-priced purchase November 11 through 13. This offer is valid in-store only.
Omaha Steaks — Active-duty military, retirees, veterans, spouses and dependents get free shipping on select packages on November 11 in addition to its everyday 10% military discount. Available online and in stores.
Publix — Veterans, active military personnel and their families save 10% on groceries on November 11.
Rack Room Shoes — Military personnel and their dependents get a 20% discount off entire purchase on November 11.
Sleep Number — Military and veteran families receive an extra $100 off select smart beds and adjustable bases with promo code until November 16.
Sport Clips — On November 11, participating locations will provide free haircuts to veterans and active-duty service members as well as donate $1 for every haircut service provided on that day.
Staples — Active-duty military personnel, reservists, retired or disabled veterans and their immediate families get a 25% discount November 8 through 14.
Target — Active-duty military personnel, veterans and their families get a 10% military discount between November 1 and 11. After eligibility has been verified online, an exclusive, one-time use 10% Target Circle offer will be available to use in-store or online.
Walgreens — Veterans, military and their families get a 20% discount on eligible regular priced items, November 11 through 15. This in-store offer is only valid in Walgreens or Duane Reade stores.
2019 Veterans Day Travel and Recreation Discounts
9/11 Memorial and Museum — Veterans will receive free Museum admission as well as half-price tickets for three family members from November 7 to 18.
Akron Zoo — Veterans, past and current, receive free admission and immediate family members receive 50% off admission November 7 through 11 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Aquarium of the Pacific — Veterans and military personnel get free admission on November 11.
Arizona State Parks — Admission is free for veterans and active-duty military on November 11.
Army Corp of Engineers Recreation Areas — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will waive day use fees at its recreation areas nationwide November 11.
B&Bs for Vets — The innkeepers participating in the 2020 B&Bs for Vets program will offer a minimum of one room for one night and totally free. Most innkeepers will give their free rooms away on November 10, but offers vary.
Birmingham Zoo — Veterans, active and retired military and their dependents receive free admission from November 11 until 15.
Caesars Entertainment — Veterans and active-duty military who book future travel on Caesars.com from November 4 to 15 get up to 40% off.
Capital Wheel — On November 11, active and retired service members ride free. Accompanying family members are eligible for the military discount. Onsite only.
Cincinnati Zoo — All members of the military will receive free admission on November 11. The offer also allows military personnel to purchase up to six half-price admission tickets for members of their immediate family.
Colonial Williamsburg — Military families can receive a free admission ticket during Veterans Day weekend.
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium — Military personnel, both past and present, and their immediate family get free admission on November 11 with military ID or proof of service.
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum — On November 11, active-duty and retired armed services members get free admission (including up to three immediate family members), and a 10% discount at Circa: The Museum Store and the Hatch Show Print retail store. Advanced reservations are highly recommended.
Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) — Veterans and military personnel get free rides on November 11.
FantasyWorld Resort — Active-duty service members and veterans receive the Patriots Salute Package, which includes discounts on stays November 1 through 30 (with a two-night minimum).
Hagley Museum and Library — Current military members, veterans, and their families get free admission on November 11.
Harley-Davidson Museum — Active military, veterans and their families get free admission on November 11 and 12.
Jefferson Lines — Veterans and active military members get free tickets anytime between November 1 through 11. Free tickets are available for travel departing on November 11 through November 26 for both one-way and round-trip tickets. Veterans and active military members are welcome to return on a different date for round-trip tickets anytime through December 31.
La Quinta by Wyndham — Eligible military members get 12% off the Best Available Rate at participating La Quinta by Wyndham hotels. Plus, Wyndham Rewards members receive 500 bonus points for qualified stays booked by December 7 and completed by December 8, 2020.
Montgomery Zoo — Veterans, active-duty military personnel, and their dependent family members receive a 50% discount on regular daytime admission to the Montgomery Zoo and Mann Wildlife Learning Museum November 8 through 14.
Monticello — Veterans get complimentary admission November 11. Admission is for the Monticello Self-Guided Pass.
Montpelier — Veterans get a free “Highlights of Montpelier” tour and Museum Shop discount, November 7 and 8.
Mount Vernon — All active-duty, former, or retired military personnel are admitted for free on November 11.
Museum of East Tennessee History — Veterans, active-duty military, and their families get free admission on November 11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
National Parks — On November 11, veterans will have access to over 100 National Parks that require entrance fees for free.
National WWI Museum and Memorial — Admission is free for veterans and active-duty military personnel November 7 through 15.
Pro Football Hall of Fame — Veterans and active military plus a guest get free museum admission and parking from November 1 through 15. A 20% off discount in the HOF Store will also be offered in November.
Sanderling Resort — Current and former military receive discounted rates of $129 per night from November 11, 2020 through March 19, 2021 with an additional 20% off all food, spa and retail.
Sedgwick County Zoo — All military personnel, veterans and their immediate families get complimentary admission on November 11.
Super 8 by Wyndham — Active and retired military members, veterans and their families can enjoy 15% off the Best Available Rate at participating Super 8 by Wyndham hotels. Plus, Wyndham Rewards members receive 500 bonus points for qualified stays booked by December 7 and completed by December 8, 2020.
True REST Float Spa — Veterans and active-duty military get a free 60-minute float on the 11th of every month, including November 11. For Veterans Day, True REST is also providing appointments to veterans only on November 11.
Woodland Park Zoo — Active, retired, and veteran military personnel and their spouses get free admission on November 11.
World of Coca-Cola — Active duty, reserves and retirees get free admission year-round, and from November 2 to 12 members of the Armed Forces may purchase up to four general admission tickets at half-price for their friends and family. Tickets must be purchased online.
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts — Active and retired military members, veterans, and their families save up to 15%, plus receive 500 Wyndham Rewards bonus points for qualified stays booked by December 7 and completed by December 8, 2020.